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Members of the “MoU network” meet periodically with representatives of DGACM to:
  • Review collaboration within the MoU network and propose ways to strengthen and improve it;
  • Share initiatives and innovations in the training of language professionals and trainers;
  • Report on the outcomes of outreach and joint training activities;
  • Discuss and agree on ways to bring the academic training of language professionals closer to the needs of the UN.

Past MoU Conferences

Four MoU conferences have been held to date:

1. The first conference (3-4 May 2011) was hosted by the University of Salamanca (Spain)

2. The second conference (3- 4 May 2012) was hosted by the University of Mons (Belgium)

3. The third conference (22-24 April 2013) was hosted by the Shanghai International Studies University (China)

4. The fourth conference (16-17 April 2015) was hosted by the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (Russian Federation)

5. The fifth conference (20-21 April 2017) was hosted by the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management at the United Nations Headquarters in New York (United Nations)

6. The sixth conference (2-3 May 2019) was hosted by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (United States of America)

MoU Conferences

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